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Pre-Construction Engineering to Begin at Fort Sheridan

An engineering services contract will be let to prepare bidding and contract documents for implementation of the Public Access Improvements as part of the Fort Sheridan Master Plan.  231 more words

Fort Sheridan

52 Hike Challenge - Hike 13 - Greene Valley Forest Preserve

Hike 13 of my 52 hikes was another DuPage County Forest Preserve, this time at Greene Valley Oak Spur trail (1.7 miles out and back). It was especially important for me to get out for this hike on Saturday, May 14th because it was… 535 more words


52 Hike Challenge - Hike 12 - Oldfield Oaks Forest Preserve

It’s so easy to miss nature in our everyday urban/suburban environment. While staying with a friend in Northern Illinois I wanted to get in a few hikes. 723 more words


Winter's Past

A few shots from this past winter, from my front yard and Lake Carina Forest Preserve. 26 more words

Lake County

Teamsters Local 700 Continues to Fight Transfer of Grass Cutting Work

The Illinois Labor Relations Board (ILRB) notified Teamsters Local 700 of a hearing regarding the transfer of grass cutting work from the Cook County Highway to the Forest Preserve. 190 more words

Cook County

Local 700 Seeks Remedy for Transfer of Grass Cutting Work

In June 2015, members of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County alerted Teamsters Local 700 that they had been assigned to perform grass cutting on highway roadsides, which was work that was traditionally performed by Cook County Highway maintenance. 225 more words

Cook County